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Rarely seen Van Gogh painting exhibited ahead of auction

PARIS (AP) — A rare painting by Dutch impressionist master Vincent van Gogh of a street scene in the Parisian neighborhood of Montmartre will be publicly displayed for the first time before its auctio...

Kriechmayr’s masterpiece at worlds delights ski-mad Austria

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Austria finally has a “Doppel-Weltmeister” again. The picturesque landscape of the colorful Italian Dolomites provided the fitting backdrop for Vincen...

Van Gogh SENSES & Give Gift Boutique launched 2021 Valentine's Day bouquets

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 11 February 2021 - As Valentine's Day is coming soon, many florists launched some exclusive editions of bouquets although orders have been full booked.  In this specia...

Snoopy shines in Apple TV+ series that's true to its roots

NEW YORK (AP) — “Peanuts” star Snoopy is famous for being a highly imaginative dog, liable at to go off on loony flights of fancy. But, it turns out, his world has some strict rules. ...

The Latest: Chinese province ups restrictions amid outbreak

BEIJING — A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and other family gatherings, threatening violators with criminal charge...

Dutch police use water cannon on anti-government protesters

OTTERLO, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Amsterdam turned a water cannon on hundreds of demonstrators who were taking part in a banned protest Sunday against the Dutch government and its tough coronaviru...

Amsterdam police clash with COVID lockdown skeptics

Dutch riot police on Sunday dispersed thousands of people holding an unauthorized protest in Amsterdam against a national lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The demonstration to...

Taiwan company launches surgical masks featuring world-famous paintings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese company Wawa Culture & Creative Company has released a series of facial masks titled "True Colors" featuring world-famous paintings. If you are ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 2, the 307th day of 2020. There are 59 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 2, 1...

Frans Hals painting stolen for third time from Dutch museum

For the third time in under 35 years, thieves broke into a small Dutch art museum and made off with a painting by Dutch Golden Age master Frans Hals, police said on Thursday. The artwork, titled &quo...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 21, the 234th day of 2020. There are 132 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 2...

Researcher pinpoints location of Van Gogh's last painting

AUVERS-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — The exact location where Dutch master Vincent van Gogh painted his last work has been pinpointed after being hidden in plain view for years among a tangle of roots next ...

'Welcome Back!' Several famed museums reopen across Europe

AMSTERDAM (AP) — In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with the Pearl Earring can once again startle and entice visitors. Down in Spain, the rusty maze of steel sheets by Richard Serra is ...

Video shows thief stole van Gogh painting with sledgehammer

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — All it took was a few sturdy swings with a sledgehammer and a prized painting by Vincent van Gogh was gone. A Dutch crime-busting television show has ai...

US returns $300 million in stolen funds to Malaysia

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. has returned $300 million to Malaysia that prosecutors say was stolen in a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme, authorities announced Tuesday. The money...